All the latest news stories from The Children's Hospital Charity
1 October 2014
Our charity got an early Christmas present after Sheffield icon Pete McKee unveiled his design for a set of cards for the festive season.
The colourful designs feature a pair of Pete’s favourite pooches, Frank and Tony, indulging in the all the joys of the season – from Christmas TV repeats to selection boxes and board games.
They will be sold in packs of 10 for £4 ...
1 October 2014
A pair of state-of-the-art machines designed to recycle blood lost during surgery are set to benefit hundreds of patients and save Sheffield Children’s Hospital thousands of pounds.
The cell salvage machines, funded by generous donations to The Children’s Hospital Charity, arrived at the Western Bank hospital last week and are already benefiting patients on the theatres depar...
23 September 2014
Corporate social responsibility - or CSR - may be something of a business buzzword, but it is increasingly a fundamental component of any successful business model and the basis for a burgeoning dedicated industry.
Thanks in no small part to the role of social media in creating instant and round-the-clock dialogues with firms and stakeholders, businesses are under pressure to engage with...
18 September 2014
A youngster who suffers from brittle bone disease is on a mission to help other children with the condition, by crafting a pencil grip out of an unusual but fashionable material – loom bands.
Jack Fozard, 10, who is treated at Sheffield Children's Hospital, was diagnosed with brittle bone disease as a baby, and struggles holding thin pencils because of arthritis in his fingers ...
17 September 2014
New university, new surroundings, new friends. During your first days and weeks of student life, fundraising may be the furthest thing from your mind.
But as a student you can help make a huge difference to your community, broaden your skillset and have a laugh with your mates by getting on board with charity work.
Sheffield is a fantastic place to be for students, and there is no be...
11 September 2014
Children suffering from head trauma can now be kept safe and secure while they rest thanks to a specialist bed and cot funded by a generous charity donor.
Long-standing supporter of The Children’s Hospital Charity, Sandra McCabe from the Scarborough Group Foundation, has generously donated £10,000 to the charity, £7,000 of which funded the bed for the neurosciences ward...